Stock Market

New investors younger, more diverse

February 25, 2021 James Heinsman Economic Barometer

The Wall Street economy is undergoing a demographic shift, with new investors trending younger and more culturally diverse than previous generations, according to a study published by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation and NORC at the University of Chicago. The “Investing 2020: New Accounts and the People Who Opened Them” report, which surveyed 1,291 households from […]


demographics, investing, Stock Market,

Top Stocks for Hedge Funds: LHC Group, Inc.

August 12, 2012 James Heinsman Tops

As economies around the world shift, hedge funds and other asset managers have begun to rethink their investments and reassess the stock market. One of the newly-appealing stocks is LHC Group, Inc. Seeking Alpha writes: “According to a Form 4 filing dated July 27th, Christopher Shackelton picked up 31,200 shares of LHC Group, Inc. for […]


Hedge Funds, Leading Stocks, LHC Group, Seeking Alpha, Stock Market,

Hedge Funds’ Top 20 Stock Picks

May 23, 2012 Debbie Jacobs Tops

Last year, Goldman Sachs released a list of hedge funds’ top stock picks, explaining a strategy of investment that focuses on them. They wrote:  “The strategy of buying the 20 most concentrated stocks has a strong track record over more than 10 years. We define ‘concentration’ as the share of market capitalization owned in aggregate […]


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Hedge Funds Fall 1% As EU Crisis Continues to Spread

December 11, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Concerns of an impending widespread debt crisis have resulted in global stock market slumps and a 1% drop in hedge funds this week. The Bloomberg Aggregate Hedge Fund Index fell from 117.22 in October to 116.03, dragging this year’s losses down to 3.8%. Funds that bet on economic trends fell as well. “Volatility has been […]


Bloomberg Hedge Fund Index, Debt Crisis, Finance, Hedge Fund Industry, John Paulson,

Investing in Precious Metals

December 1, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Gold and other precious metals, such as silver, platinum and palladium, are good investments when there is uncertainty and instability in national and international economic markets. The reasons for this are not that hard to understand: There is a limited amount of these precious metals in circulation, but demand for them is continuously rising. It […]


Economy, Gold, Investment, Market Values, Precious Metals,

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